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Horvath-Plyman, Melissa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Research indicates social media is highly influential on college choice. Some studies indicate the possibility of social media increasing access and helping support transition to college. To understand the effects or influence social media may have on college choice, access, and transition, this research study asked students how they used social…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Choice, College Students, Access to Information
Marman, Kimberly A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This basic qualitative study sought to understand the supports and procedures special education teachers were using to write transition Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities ranging from 16-21 years of age. The focus of the study was to explore the supports and procedures used by the special educators for writing…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Special Education Teachers, Disabilities, Compliance (Legal)
Gillan, Christine B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Since Delaware Technical Community College opened its doors over five decades ago, over 50,000 people have graduated from the institution. There are currently 15,000 students enrolled at campuses statewide, and since 97% of those students are Delawareans, there is an extremely large untapped group of individuals who could be engaged to become…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Community Colleges, Alumni, Educational Quality
Coleman, Keonte C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Journalism and mass communication (JMC) administrators lead unique academic programs because many of their graduates will have a direct impact on the way countless members of society view themselves and their neighbors. This study's purposes are to add to the limited body of research focused on JMC administrators, and to contextualize the…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Mass Media, College Administration, Administrators
Lim, Taehyeong – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Although blogs have been used in online learning environments with optimistic expectations, the distributed nature of blogs can pose some challenges. Currently, we do not have a robust collection of tested blogging strategies to help students interact more effectively with each other when blogs are used as a primary form of engagement in an online…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
Zhou, Zheng – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Scientific disciplines including mathematics, physics, and chemistry tend to adopt online resources, including websites and web applications, to demonstrate physical experiments and simulate scientific phenomena that are hard to observe and investigate in real world. The present study examined the existing collections of the websites and web…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Physics, Demonstrations (Educational), Computer Simulation
Riley, Kathryn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study investigated the relationship between a computer-assisted instructional mathematics website used to support classroom instruction and fourth grade students' achievement on MAP, as measured by NWEA. In addition, the study also investigated the relationship between the same computer-assisted instructional mathematics website and fourth…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Correlation, Web Sites, Grade 4
Dolezal, Dennis W. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
New ways of managing schools that save money while providing the same quality of education is always a goal. The saving of money is always needed to assure that we make the most of our tax dollars without spending more than is required. The purpose of this quantitative study was to identify the relationship between student test scores from a…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Attendance, Educational Quality, Educational Finance
Coleman, Kenneth L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study analyzed the services that postsecondary institutions provided to freshman students to determine whether similar services were provided to transfer students. Additionally, this study investigated whether significant differences occurred between institutions based on institution size, institution type, and geographical regions.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Transfer Students, Educational Finance, Academic Advising
Alkhawajah, Amirah M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Instructional designers are often discouraged from testing their learning products due to the challenges faced when attempting to apply the traditional approaches of usability testing. As a result, scholars have been trying new methods to overcome those challenges. Remote usability testing, often operated by crowdsourcing websites, is one of those…
Descriptors: Usability, Guidelines, Web Sites, Computer Uses in Education
Johnson, Angela Kwasnik – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation examines the use of dialogic discussion to improve young adolescents' ability to critically evaluate web sites. An intervention unit comprised three iterations of an instructional cycle in which students independently annotated web sites about controversial issues and discussed the reliability of those sites in dialogic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Evaluation Methods, Critical Reading, Web Sites
Cox, Taylor – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The field of authorship determination, previously largely falling under the umbrella of literary analysis but recently becoming a large subfield of forensic linguistics, has grown substantially over the last two decades. As its body of research and its record of successful forensic application continue to grow, this growth is paralleled by the…
Descriptors: Athletics, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Diaries
Huddleston, Holly Henry – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of study 1 was to characterize energy expenditure (EE) during academic subjects and activities during an elementary school day. Children in 2nd-4th grades (N = 33) wore the SenseWear Armband (SWA) for five school days to measure EE. Teachers' logs were compared to SWA data to extract information about EE throughout the day. Energy…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Coombs, Natalie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In the last decade, postsecondary institutions have seen a tremendous increase in the enrollment of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As a result, in 2012, Brooklyn College (BC), a large public college in an urban setting serving 17,000 students, created the Collaborative Autism Support Program (CASP). The program has a structured…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Wei, Miaochun – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quant-QUAL sequential explanatory mixed methods study describes a framework for evaluating the communicative competence (Canale & Swain, 1980; Canale, 1983) of non-beginner students of Chinese for placement purposes at U.S. four-year postsecondary institutions. A pragmatic lens was used to collect and analyze data that generated a…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Chinese
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